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Major Retailers Agree To Limit Lead In Handbags

OAKLAND, Calif. - (AP) More than 40 major retailers and apparel makers have agreed to limit the use of lead in handbags and other fashion accessories, an environmental group said Wednesday. The companies will set new industry standards for lead use in their products as part of a $1.7 million legal settlement...

Class Action Filed Over Alleged Misrepresentation Of Olive Oil

SANTA ANA, Calif. - A class action lawsuit was filed Aug.2 in Orange County Superior Court by Callahan & Blaine against some of California's largest distributors and retailers of extra virgin olive oil ( David W. Martin v. Carapelli USA, Llc , No. 2010-00395464, Calif. Super., Orange Co.). ...

Supreme Court To Hear Violent Video Game Case

LONG BEACH, Calif. - (AP) Before picking up any Wii games or downloading apps on her iPhone for her two daughters, Lillian Quintero does her homework. She'll first read reviews online and in magazines, then try them out for herself. If she thinks the games are engaging and educational enough. . ...